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XmtMsgLineSet(3)	   Library Functions Manual	      XmtMsgLineSet(3)

NAME
       XmtMsgLineSet(),	   XmtMsgLineAppend(),	 XmtMsgLinePrintf(),   XmtMsg-
       LineClear() - display messages in an XmtMsgLine widget.

SYNOPSIS
       #include	<Xmt/MsgLine.h>

       void XmtMsgLineSet(Widget w, String msg)

       void XmtMsgLineAppend(Widget w, String msg)

       void XmtMsgLinePrintf(Widget w, String fmt, ...)

       void XmtMsgLineClear(Widget w, int when)

ARGUMENTS
       INPUTS

	    w	   An XmtMsgLine widget.

	    msg	   The message to be displayed in or appended to w.

	    fmt	   For XmtMsgLinePrintf(), a printf()-style format string.

	    ...	   For XmtMsgLinePrintf(), a  printf()-style  variable	length
		   argument list of values to be substituted into fmt.

	    when   For XmtMsgLineClear(), specifies when the XmtMsgLine	widget
		   should be cleared. Specify a	delay in milliseconds, or  one
		   of the constants XmtMsgLineNow or XmtMsgLineOnAction.

DESCRIPTION
       XmtMsgLineSet()	displays message msg in	the XmtMsgLine widget w, eras-
       ing any text previously displayed in that widget.

       XmtMsgLineAppend() appends msg to whatever text is already displayed in
       w.

       XmtMsgLinePrintf()  substitutes the values in its variable length argu-
       ment list into fmt and appends the resulting mes	sage to	whatever  text
       is already displayed in w.

       XmtMsgLineClear()  clears  any text that	is displayed in	the XmtMsgLine
       widget w, either	immediately, or	at a  later  time,  depending  on  the
       value  of the when argument. If when is XmtMsgLineNow, then the message
       line is cleared immediately. If when is	XmtMsgLineOnAction,  then  the
       message	line is	cleared	when the next user action (key press our mouse
       click, for example) occurs. Otherwise, if when is neither of these con-
       stants,	then  it  is  taken as a time in milliseconds, and the message
       line will be cleared after the specified	time elapses.

       It is legal to call XmtMsgLineClear() twice so that  the	 message  line
       will  be	cleared	either when a user action occurs or a specified	amount
       of time elapses.	If there an XmtMsgLine has a  clear  ``pending'',  and
       some  other  XmtMsgLine procedure is called (XmtMsgLineAppend(),	e.g.),
       then the	clear will be performed	immediately before the other procedure
       takes effect.

SEE ALSO
       Chapter 22,
       XmtMsgLine, XmtMsgLineGetChar(),	XmtMsgLineGetDouble(), Xmt
       MsgLineGetInput(), XmtMsgLineGetInt(),XmtMsgLineGetString(),
       XmtMsgLineGetUnsigned(),	XmtMsgLinePop(), XmtMsgLinePush(),
       XmtMsgLineSetInput().

Xmt				  Motif	Tools		      XmtMsgLineSet(3)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | ARGUMENTS | DESCRIPTION | SEE ALSO

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